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Merikay Payne

810 Redland Drive, Madison, WI 53714
Home 608–244–3779, Work 608–261–1416

Solo exhibitions

VIVA Gallery, Viroqua, WI, February 2016
Madison Squash Club, Madison, WI, March 2015
Oasis Cafe, Fitchburg, WI, May-June 2013 
Edgerton Hospital and Clinics, Edgerton, WI, March 2013 
Knupp Watson, Madison, WI, June-July 2012 
Alicia Ashman Library, Memory Sticks, Madison, WI, January-February 2012 
Sun Room Cafe, Madison, WI, August-October 2011 
Absolutely Art, Madison, WI, February 2011 
UW Health Sciences Learning Center, Madison, WI, February 2011 
Wall Street Gallery and Bistro, Mazomanie, WI, Octoer 2010-Janaury 2011 
St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, WI, August 2010 
Monroe St. Family Dental Health, Madison, WI, November 2009-March 2010
Starbucks, Madison, WI, November–December 2008
Park Bank, Madison, WI, October–November 2008
UW–Madison Provost Aaron Brower Office, Madison, WI, February–August 2007
State Capitol, Lt. Gov. Lawton Office, Madison, WI, April–June 2005
Wisconsin Trade Center Artists Showcase, Madison, WI, December 2004–February 2005


Madison Art Guild Salon, Madison, WI, June 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2016
Dane County Cultural Arts Calendar 2015
Madison Magazine, 2012 Mixed Media Contest Winner, August 2012 
Wisconsin Regional Art Program, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012 
Target Corporation Art Acquisition Program, June 2006 
Art Student Invitational, State St. Gallery, Madison, WI, January–February 2006 
Wisconsin Regional Art Program, State Award, Madison, WI, September 2005

Art fairs/shows

Wausau Arts Festival, Wausau, WI September 2016
Midsummer Festival of the Arts, Sheboygan, WI, July 2016 
Spring Green Art Fair, Spring Green, WI, June 2012, 2013, 2016
Agora Art Fair, Fitchburg, WI, August 2009-2016
Lake Mills Art Festival, Lake Mills, WI, July 2015
Bergstrom Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI, July 2015
Evansville Art Crawl, Evansville, WI, May 2015
American Club, Kohler, WI, April, November 2014
Overture Holiday Show, Madison, WI, November 2013
Hidden River Arts Festival, Brookfield, WI, September 2013
14 South Artists Fall Tour, Oregon, WI, September 2013 
Winter Art Festival, Madison, WI, November 2012
Art Fair on the Square, Madison Art Guild, July 2012, 2014 
Hilldale Art Show, Madison, WI, November 2011
ArtWorks, Madison, WI, March 2011 
Garden Expo, Madison, WI, February 2011 
Rutabaga, Rooted in the Outdoors, Madison, WI, November 2010 
Madison Area Open Art Studio, Madison, WI, October 2007-2012 
14 South Artists Shows, Fitchburg and Stoughton, WI, 2005-2008, 2010 
UW–Madison Fall Student Art Sale, Madison, WI, November 2006 
Woodland Member Gallery, Oregon, WI, May–December 2005

Group exhibitions

Wisconsin Artist and Craftspeople, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, March 2015-2017
Madison Art Guild Showcase, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, January 2008-2017
Madison Art Guild Salon, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, June 2007-2016
Mineral Point High Street Gallery, Mineral Point, WI, April-December 2016
14 South Artists, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, February 2015
Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI, October 2008, August 2014
Madison Art Guild, Wisconsin Museum of Art, West Bend, WI, August-November 2014
Wisconsin History Symposium, UW-Platteville, Platteville, WI, March-April 2014
Forward Community Investments, Madison, WI, April-June 2013
Madison Art Guild, Promega, Madison, WI, September-December 2013
Madison Art Guild, Alica Ashman Library, Madison, WI, September-October 2013
Madison Art Guild, Hilldale, Madison, WI, November 2012, February 2013
Madison Art Guild Salon, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, June 2007-2013
Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI October 2008-August 2013
Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Madison, WI, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010-2013
Northern National Art Competition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, July-September 2011, 2012
Eclectic Art of Cooking, Whitewater and Madison, WI, 2010, 2011, 2012 
Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, Whitewater and Madison, WI, 2007, 2010, 2012 
Woodland Studios, Stoughton, WI, September 2009-March 2012 
Kessler’s Diamonds, Madison, WI, October 2008-March 2012 
Wisconsin Regional Art Program, Madison, WI, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010-2012 
Artful Women, UW Hospital, Madison, WI, December 2011 
Sacred Rhythms Wellness Center, Madison, WI, October-December 2011 
Madison Art Guild Library Show, Madison, WI, October 2011 
Pucci’s Gallery, Madion, WI, September 2011 
Art of the Flower, Cultural Arts Center, Whitewater, WI, July 2010 
81st Undergraduate Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Memorial Union, Madison, WI, May 2009 
What Matters Most, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI , November 2008–February 2009
Natural Boundaries, Social Justice Center, Madison, WI , June 2008 
Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, Meeting Grounds, Madison, WI, January 2008 
Madison Art Guild, Fyfe’s, Madison, WI, August–September 2007
Intersectionalities: The Feminist in Art, Pyle Center, Madison, WI, March–April 2007 
78th Undergraduate Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Memorial Union, Madison, WI, May 2006 
Layered Intentions, Overture Center, Madison, WI, July–September 2005 
Art in Good Taste, Appleton Art Center, Appleton, WI, February–April 2005

Art organizations

Portal Wisconsin, 2011-present 
Wisconsin Alliance of Artsists and Craftspeople, 2011-present 
Madison Art Guild, Secretary 2008–2010, 2007–present 
Parallel Lives, Divergent Views, 2006–present 
14 South Artists, Board of Directors 2008–2010, 2005–present 
Madison Artists, 2005–present 
Wisconsin Regional Artist Association, 2004–present


UW Madison, BS–Art, May 2009 
Madison Area Technical College, Commercial Art, Phi Theta Kappa, December 1996 
UW Madison, JBA–Broadcast Journalism, August 1975


Hoard Museum, Fort Atkinson, Mary Hoard Art Show, Juror, May 2011
UW-Madison, Continuing Studies, Art Instructor, March 2012, April 2013
UW–Madison, Continuing Studies, Senior Graphic Design Artist, 1997–2014